The Daily Show Legacy, the Media, Pop Music and You & Me

Jon Stewart's closing remarks on his last ever Daily Show broadcast: "The best defense against bullshit is vigilance. So if you smell something, say...

Your Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to the Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival

Toronto's Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival, hosted by Steam Whistle Brewing is back this weekend (August 8th & 9th) and we have a pair of tickets...

Owsley and Me: My LSD Family Book Review

The name Owsley Stanley is synonymous with one thing, LSD. If you know the name, you are probably familiar, at least in some part,...

Basquiat, Madonna, Pop Junk Food, and Art Gold

  Here’s what Basquiat knew about Madonna before she even had her first record out: that a copyright symbol would be right after her too-ironic...

Cure winter blahs at Rancho Relaxo

One of Toronto’s favourite venues for eating, relaxing and watching live music has undergone an impressive main-floor face lift.  For the past 15 years,...
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Most Of My Heroes Don’t Appear on No Stamps

“Most of my heroes don’t appear on no stamps” – Public Enemy, Fight the Power - 1988 “Basquiat at the AGO: Separating the art from...

What the world needs now, is Bjork, sweet Bjork: reflections

The Bjork babies are dancing In an open space between the crowded, loud, die hard fans and the hillside couples lying back with their to-go...

Cat Marnell and Jane Pratt’s Bad Breakup: On Branding, Journalism, and Drugs

Raise your hand if you have ever said you would "kill" to be an editor in New York City with a legendary woman who...